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The Toll of war : the economic and social consequences of the conflict in Syria : executive summary (English)

The Arab Spring protest marked the beginning of a new era in the Syrian Arab Republic in 2011. Minor public protests began almost immediately after the initial protests in Cairo in January 2011. ... See More +

Working Paper 117331 JUL 01, 2017

Onder,Harun; Hayati,Fayavar; Sayeed, Haneen Ismael; Dajani,Ibrahim Khalil; Mousley,Peter J.; Pande,Aakanksha; Al-Aghbari,Abdulhakim Ali Ahmed; Talbi,Amal; Jagerskog,Lars Anders; Petrelli,Andrea; Judaprawira,Andrew James; Elzir,Angela; Lisulo,Angela S.; Vodopyanov,Anya; Wee,Asbjorn Haland; Maseeh,Ashwaq Natiq; Hexeberg,Barbro E.; Letica,Bartol; Shamsiev,Bekzod; Bollag,Burton S.; Rossotto,Carlo Maria; Stephan,David Andrew; Robalino,David A.; Sharma,Dhiraj; Merotto,Dino Leonardo; De Waal,Dominick Revell; Verner,Dorte; Ozcelik,Ece Amber; Fuli,Ejona; Artuc,Erhan; Metreau,Eric Roland; Ozveren,Eyup; Yamaguchi,Hiromi; Fearon,James D.; Von Der Goltz,Jan; Huenteler,Joern Torsten; Valdes Martinez,Jose Pablo; Aoun,Joy-Fares; Osorio-Rodarte,Israel; Garber,Kent David; Salmon,Kinley Clemens; Hamilton,Kirk E.; Ueda,Kohei; Fares,Lina; Stewart,Lisa Ann; Quota,Manal Bakur N; Maourani,Mohamed Ali; Assaf,Nabila; Maherali,Natasha Karim Lutfali; Prettitore,Paul Scott; Mcconaghy,Peter; Shah,Phoram; Nasr,Rabie; Arshad,Raja Rehan; Garcia,Raffi Enmanuel; Jennings,Ray Salvatore; Zgheib,Sally; Mobasher Fard,Shahrzad; El Khalil,Soraya; Hassan,Syed Mehdi; Akbar,Tahir; Schneider,Tobias; Hart,Tracy; Nguyen,Trang Thi Thuy; Balkir,Tulu; El-Hanbali,Usaid I.; Tammaa,Waad; Mehchy,Zaki; El Nakat,Ziad Salim; Le Borgne,Eric; Ghanem,Hafez M. H.; Belhaj,Ferid; Jha,Saroj Kumar; Devarajan,Shantayanan; Shankar,Kanthan; Kfouri,Claire; Minatelli,Janet Lynn; Al Dardari,Abdallah; Gelb,Alan Harold; Cordella,Tito; Devictor,Xavier; Harper,Andrew; Saba,Joseph P.; Araujo,Francisco Jose; Verme,Paolo; Kircher,Andrew C.; Matsunaga,Hideki; Mottaghi,Lili; Bance,Paul G. A.; Karasapan,Omer M.; Shah Sayed,Sajjad Ali; Mcinerney-Lankford,Siobhan; Onder,Stefanie; Stebbins,William; Sayigh,Yezid; Stefanova,Ekaterina Georgieva; Creger,Syviengxay Disclosed

The Toll of war : the economic and social consequences of the conflict in Syria (Vol. 2) : full report (English)

The Arab Spring protest marked the beginning of a new era in the Syrian Arab Republic in 2011. Minor public protests began almost immediately after the initial protests in Cairo in January 2011. ... See More +

Working Paper 117331 JUL 01, 2017

Onder,Harun; Hayati,Fayavar; Sayeed, Haneen Ismael; Dajani,Ibrahim Khalil; Mousley,Peter J.; Pande,Aakanksha; Al-Aghbari,Abdulhakim Ali Ahmed; Talbi,Amal; Jagerskog,Lars Anders; Petrelli,Andrea; Judaprawira,Andrew James; Elzir,Angela; Lisulo,Angela S.; Vodopyanov,Anya; Wee,Asbjorn Haland; Maseeh,Ashwaq Natiq; Hexeberg,Barbro E.; Letica,Bartol; Shamsiev,Bekzod; Bollag,Burton S.; Rossotto,Carlo Maria; Stephan,David Andrew; Robalino,David A.; Sharma,Dhiraj; Merotto,Dino Leonardo; De Waal,Dominick Revell; Verner,Dorte; Ozcelik,Ece Amber; Fuli,Ejona; Artuc,Erhan; Metreau,Eric Roland; Ozveren,Eyup; Yamaguchi,Hiromi; Fearon,James D.; Von Der Goltz,Jan; Huenteler,Joern Torsten; Valdes Martinez,Jose Pablo; Aoun,Joy-Fares; Osorio-Rodarte,Israel; Garber,Kent David; Salmon,Kinley Clemens; Hamilton,Kirk E.; Ueda,Kohei; Fares,Lina; Stewart,Lisa Ann; Quota,Manal Bakur N; Maourani,Mohamed Ali; Assaf,Nabila; Maherali,Natasha Karim Lutfali; Prettitore,Paul Scott; Mcconaghy,Peter; Shah,Phoram; Nasr,Rabie; Arshad,Raja Rehan; Garcia,Raffi Enmanuel; Jennings,Ray Salvatore; Zgheib,Sally; Mobasher Fard,Shahrzad; El Khalil,Soraya; Hassan,Syed Mehdi; Akbar,Tahir; Schneider,Tobias; Hart,Tracy; Nguyen,Trang Thi Thuy; Balkir,Tulu; El-Hanbali,Usaid I.; Tammaa,Waad; Mehchy,Zaki; El Nakat,Ziad Salim; Le Borgne,Eric; Ghanem,Hafez M. H.; Belhaj,Ferid; Jha,Saroj Kumar; Devarajan,Shantayanan; Shankar,Kanthan; Kfouri,Claire; Minatelli,Janet Lynn; Al Dardari,Abdallah; Gelb,Alan Harold; Cordella,Tito; Devictor,Xavier; Harper,Andrew; Saba,Joseph P.; Araujo,Francisco Jose; Verme,Paolo; Kircher,Andrew C.; Matsunaga,Hideki; Mottaghi,Lili; Bance,Paul G. A.; Karasapan,Omer M.; Shah Sayed,Sajjad Ali; Mcinerney-Lankford,Siobhan; Onder,Stefanie; Stebbins,William; Sayigh,Yezid; Stefanova,Ekaterina Georgieva; Creger,Syviengxay Disclosed

The Toll of war : the economic and social consequences of the conflict in Syria : خسائر الحرب: التبعات الاقتصادية والاجتماعية للصراع في سوريا (Arabic)

The Arab Spring protest marked the beginning of a new era in the Syrian Arab Republic in 2011. Minor public protests began almost immediately after the initial protests in Cairo in January 2011. ... See More +

Working Paper 117331 JUL 01, 2017

Onder,Harun; Hayati,Fayavar; Sayeed, Haneen Ismael; Dajani,Ibrahim Khalil; Mousley,Peter J.; Pande,Aakanksha; Al-Aghbari,Abdulhakim Ali Ahmed; Talbi,Amal; Jagerskog,Lars Anders; Petrelli,Andrea; Judaprawira,Andrew James; Elzir,Angela; Lisulo,Angela S.; Vodopyanov,Anya; Wee,Asbjorn Haland; Maseeh,Ashwaq Natiq; Hexeberg,Barbro E.; Letica,Bartol; Shamsiev,Bekzod; Bollag,Burton S.; Rossotto,Carlo Maria; Stephan,David Andrew; Robalino,David A.; Sharma,Dhiraj; Merotto,Dino Leonardo; De Waal,Dominick Revell; Verner,Dorte; Ozcelik,Ece Amber; Fuli,Ejona; Artuc,Erhan; Metreau,Eric Roland; Ozveren,Eyup; Yamaguchi,Hiromi; Fearon,James D.; Von Der Goltz,Jan; Huenteler,Joern Torsten; Valdes Martinez,Jose Pablo; Aoun,Joy-Fares; Osorio-Rodarte,Israel; Garber,Kent David; Salmon,Kinley Clemens; Hamilton,Kirk E.; Ueda,Kohei; Fares,Lina; Stewart,Lisa Ann; Quota,Manal Bakur N; Maourani,Mohamed Ali; Assaf,Nabila; Maherali,Natasha Karim Lutfali; Prettitore,Paul Scott; Mcconaghy,Peter; Shah,Phoram; Nasr,Rabie; Arshad,Raja Rehan; Garcia,Raffi Enmanuel; Jennings,Ray Salvatore; Zgheib,Sally; Mobasher Fard,Shahrzad; El Khalil,Soraya; Hassan,Syed Mehdi; Akbar,Tahir; Schneider,Tobias; Hart,Tracy; Nguyen,Trang Thi Thuy; Balkir,Tulu; El-Hanbali,Usaid I.; Tammaa,Waad; Mehchy,Zaki; El Nakat,Ziad Salim; Le Borgne,Eric; Ghanem,Hafez M. H.; Belhaj,Ferid; Jha,Saroj Kumar; Devarajan,Shantayanan; Shankar,Kanthan; Kfouri,Claire; Minatelli,Janet Lynn; Al Dardari,Abdallah; Gelb,Alan Harold; Cordella,Tito; Devictor,Xavier; Harper,Andrew; Saba,Joseph P.; Araujo,Francisco Jose; Verme,Paolo; Kircher,Andrew C.; Matsunaga,Hideki; Mottaghi,Lili; Bance,Paul G. A.; Karasapan,Omer M.; Shah Sayed,Sajjad Ali; Mcinerney-Lankford,Siobhan; Onder,Stefanie; Stebbins,William; Sayigh,Yezid; Stefanova,Ekaterina Georgieva; Creger,Syviengxay Disclosed

The identity target in the post-2015 development agenda : enabling access to services for all (English)

Robust personal identification (ID) systems are critical to the success of many development programs. Regardless of the methods used, official ID for all - together with the legal, political, and economic rights it confers - is becoming a priority for governments around the world. ... See More +

Brief 102826 SEP 01, 2015

Dahan,Mariana; Gelb,Alan Harold Disclosed

How should donors respond to resource windfalls in poor countries? (English)

Natural resources are being discovered in more countries, both rich and poor. Many of the new and aspiring resource exporters are low-income countries that are still receiving substantial levels of foreign aid. ... See More +

Brief 95263 MAR 01, 2015

Dobronogov,Anton; Gelb,Alan Harold; Saldanha, Fernando Brant Disclosed

The role of identification in the post-2015 development agenda (English)

Working Paper 98294 JAN 01, 2015

Dahan,Mariana; Gelb,Alan Harold Disclosed

How should donors respond to resource windfalls in poor countries ? from aid to insurance (English)

Natural resources are being discovered in more countries, both rich and poor. Many of the new and aspiring resource exporters are low-income countries that are still receiving substantial levels of foreign aid. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6952 JUN 01, 2014

Dobronogov, Anton;Dobronogov,Anton; Gelb, Alan;Gelb,Alan Harold; Saldanha, Fernando Brant Disclosed

Digital identity toolkit : a guide for stakeholders in Africa : Guide de l'identité électronique : à l'intention des parties prenantes d'Afrique (French)

Digital identity, or electronic identity (eID), offers developing nations a unique opportunity to accelerate the pace of their national progress. ... See More +

Working Paper 91249 JUN 01, 2014

Atick,Joseph J; Gelb,Alan Harold; Pahlavooni,Seda; Gasol Ramos,Elena; Safdar,Zaid Disclosed

Digital identity toolkit : a guide for stakeholders in Africa (English)

Digital identity, or electronic identity (eID), offers developing nations a unique opportunity to accelerate the pace of their national progress. ... See More +

Working Paper 91249 JUN 01, 2014

Atick,Joseph J; Gelb,Alan Harold; Pahlavooni,Seda; Gasol Ramos,Elena; Safdar,Zaid French Disclosed

Sovereign wealth funds and long-term development finance : risks and opportunities (English)

Sovereign wealth funds represent a large and growing pool of savings. An increasing number of these funds are owned by natural resource–exporting countries and have a variety of objectives, including intergenerational equity and macroeconomic stabilization. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6776 FEB 01, 2014

Gelb, Alan; Tordo, Silvana; Halland, Havard; Arfaa, Noora; Smith, Gregory Disclosed

Sovereign wealth funds and domestic investment in resource-rich countries : love me, or love me not? (English)

Sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) represent a large and growing pool of savings. An increasing number of these funds are owned by natural resource, exporting countries and have a variety of objectives, including intergenerational equity and macroeconomic stabilization. ... See More +

Brief 84016 JAN 01, 2014

Gelb, Alan; Tordo, Silvana; Halland, Havard Disclosed

Annual World Bank conference on development economics global 2010 : lessons from East Asia and the Global financial crisis (English)

The Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics (ABCDE) is a forum for discussion and debate of important policy issues facing developing countries. ... See More +

Publication 61894 MAY 17, 2011

Yoon, Jeung-Hyun; Sakong, Il; Krueger, Anne O.; Johnson, Simon; Robinson, James A.; Hofman, Bert; Chang, Ha-Joon; Polenske, Karen R.; Dasgupta, Partha; Aoki, Masahiko; Tommasi, Mariano; Park, Yung Chul; Aizenman, Joshua; Lee, Jong-Wha; Claessens, Stijn; Cho, Yoon Je; Zanalda, Giovanni; Zettelmeyer, Jeromin; Lane, Philip R.; Chung, Sungchul; Dethier, Jean-Jacques; Gelb, Alan; Fardoust, Shahrokh; Lee, Young Geol; Lin, Justin Yifu [editor]; Pleskovic, Boris [editor] Disclosed

Development Economics and the International Development Association : Development Economics and the International Development Association (English)

Prevailing economic ideas -- and fashions -- about development have influenced the International Development Association (IDA) since its creation in 1960. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5541 JAN 01, 2011

Denizer, Cevdet; Dethier, Jean-Jacques; Gelb, Alan Disclosed

What matters to African firms ? the relevance of perceptions data (English)

Can perceptions data help us understand investment climate constraints facing the private sector? Or do firms simply complain about everything? ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4446 DEC 01, 2007

Gelb, Alan; Ramachandran, Vijaya; Shah, Manju Kedia; Turner, Ginger Disclosed

Making aid work : the end of the cold war and progress toward a new aid architecture should make aid more effective (English)

Findings reports on ongoing operational, economic, and sector work carried out by the World Bank and its member governments in the Africa Region. ... See More +

Brief 41255 SEP 01, 2007

Sundberg, Mark; Gelb, Alan Disclosed

Improving the dynamics of aid : towards more predictable budget support (English)

This paper considers approaches towards improving the predictability of aid to low income countries, with a special focus on budget support. In order to accelerate progress towards the Millennium Development Goals, the donor community is increasing aid flows while pushing for more coordination and tighter performance-based selectivity. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3732 OCT 01, 2005

Eifert, Benn; Gelb, Alan Disclosed

Business environment and comparative advantage in Africa: Evidence from the Investment Climate Data (English)

This paper ties together the macroeconomic and microeconomic evidence on the competitiveness of African manufacturing sectors. The conceptual framework is based on the newer theories that see the evolution of comparative advantage as influenced by the business climate -- a key public good -- and by external economies between clusters of firms entering in related sectors. ... See More +

Working Paper 33662 FEB 01, 2005

Eifert, Benn; Gelb, Alan; Ramachandran, Vijaya Disclosed

Implementing performance-based aid in Africa: the country policy and institutional assessment (English)

Unlike most other donors, IDA bases its country envelopes on a formal performance assessment, the Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA). ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 31007 NOV 01, 2004

Gelb, Alan; Ngo, Brian; Ye, Xiao

Environment matters at the World Bank - annual review 2004 : Revision anual del Banco Mundial sobre la importancia del medio ambiente (Spanish)

This Annual Review of Environment Matters, dedicated to Economic Growth and the Environment, brings together a wide variety of external and internal viewpoints on the challenges ahead, and the progress that is taking place. ... See More +

Publication 30956 JAN 01, 2004

Cardenas Jimenez, Alberto; Ghosh, Prodipto; Xie Zhenhua; Pearce, David; Seymour, Francis; Miller, Doug; Wheeler, David; Ahmend, Kulsum; Gelb, Alan; Hamilton, Kirk; Watson, Robert; Warford, Jeremy; Acharya, Anjali; Aparakka-Hermantha, Ayesha; Ijjasz-Vasquez, Jorge [editor] English

Environment matters at the World Bank - annual review 2004 (English)

This Annual Review of Environment Matters, dedicated to Economic Growth and the Environment, brings together a wide variety of external and internal viewpoints on the challenges ahead, and the progress that is taking place. ... See More +

Publication 30956 JAN 01, 2004

Cardenas Jimenez, Alberto; Ghosh, Prodipto; Xie Zhenhua; Pearce, David; Seymour, Francis; Miller, Doug; Wheeler, David; Ahmend, Kulsum; Gelb, Alan; Hamilton, Kirk; Watson, Robert; Warford, Jeremy; Acharya, Anjali; Aparakka-Hermantha, Ayesha; Ijjasz-Vasquez, Jorge [editor] Spanish

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The Toll of war : the economic and social consequences of the conflict in Syria : executive summary (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 117331 Working Paper
The Toll of war : the economic and social consequences of the conflict in Syria (Vol. 2) : full report (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 117331 Working Paper
The Toll of war : the economic and social consequences of the conflict in Syria : خسائر الحرب: التبعات الاقتصادية والاجتماعية للصراع في سوريا (Arabic)
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JUL 01, 2017 117331 Working Paper
The identity target in the post-2015 development agenda : enabling access to services for all (English)
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SEP 01, 2015 102826 Brief
How should donors respond to resource windfalls in poor countries? (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 95263 Brief
The role of identification in the post-2015 development agenda (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 98294 Working Paper
How should donors respond to resource windfalls in poor countries ? from aid to insurance (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 WPS6952 Policy Research Working Paper
Digital identity toolkit : a guide for stakeholders in Africa : Guide de l'identité électronique : à l'intention des parties prenantes d'Afrique (French)
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JUN 01, 2014 91249 Working Paper
Digital identity toolkit : a guide for stakeholders in Africa (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 91249 Working Paper French
Sovereign wealth funds and long-term development finance : risks and opportunities (English)
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FEB 01, 2014 WPS6776 Policy Research Working Paper
Sovereign wealth funds and domestic investment in resource-rich countries : love me, or love me not? (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 84016 Brief
Annual World Bank conference on development economics global 2010 : lessons from East Asia and the Global financial crisis (English)
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MAY 17, 2011 61894 Publication
Development Economics and the International Development Association : Development Economics and the International Development Association (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 WPS5541 Policy Research Working Paper
What matters to African firms ? the relevance of perceptions data (English)
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DEC 01, 2007 WPS4446 Policy Research Working Paper
Making aid work : the end of the cold war and progress toward a new aid architecture should make aid more effective (English)
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SEP 01, 2007 41255 Brief
Improving the dynamics of aid : towards more predictable budget support (English)
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OCT 01, 2005 WPS3732 Policy Research Working Paper
Business environment and comparative advantage in Africa: Evidence from the Investment Climate Data (English)
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FEB 01, 2005 33662 Working Paper
Implementing performance-based aid in Africa: the country policy and institutional assessment (English)
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NOV 01, 2004 31007 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Environment matters at the World Bank - annual review 2004 : Revision anual del Banco Mundial sobre la importancia del medio ambiente (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2004 30956 Publication English
Environment matters at the World Bank - annual review 2004 (English)
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JAN 01, 2004 30956 Publication Spanish